Aug 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
asylum this russia this morning. snowden used to work for the nsa, leaked secrets about the u.s. surveillance programs. russia's move granting asylum for one year could deal a major blow in diplomatic situations between the two countries. >>> sentences day for cleveland kidnapper ariel castro. he is expected to get life in prison, for abducting and abusing amanda berry, gina dejesus, and michelle knight. knight is expected to give an impact statement, coming face-to-face with castro for the first time since the three escaped. >>> and some of the top stars of major league baseball expected to be suspended as early as today, in the league's latest drug scandal. sources say that the league is even threatening to ban alex rodriguez for life, unless he agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension. >>> and just in time for the new school year, president obama is set to sign a bill, rolling back student loan interest rates to just under 4%. they'll be tied to the market, fluctuating with the economy. >>> and san diego's mayor isn't giving up trying to get the city to cover his legal bills.